Main Scientific Sessions

 

22-23 October 2021

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FRIDAY 22 OCTOBER 2021

 

09:00 Opening Session
09:10 Presentation of the best clinical cases for the South and Autonomous Regions Award 2021
The winner receives a technical book
10:00 BREAK
10:30 Roundtable - ACUTE PULMONARY EMBOLISM AND PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
10:30 How to create a PERT in my hospital? Is it necessary?
10:45 How to identify patients that will benefit
11:00 Early diagnosis of post thrombotic syndrome after acute PE
11:15 Head to potential curative treatment – BPA vs PEA
11:30 Medical therapy in CTEPH patients: anticoagulant options and role of pulmonary vasodilator therapy
11:45 Discussion
12:30 Conference
TBA
13:00 LUNCH
14:00 Roundtable - CORONARY DISEASE - CORONARY REVASCULLARIZATION
14:00 Revascularization: Insights from the ISCHAEMIA trial
14:20 Revascularization: After PCI for STEMI? The COMPLETE trial.
14:40 Discussion
15:00 Simposium
TBA
16:00 BREAK
16:30 Roundtable - CARDIAC IMAGING
16:30 Severe aortic stenosis: role of cardiac imaging in risk stratification - beyond aortic transvalvular flow
16:45 My patient has severe aortic stenosis, does he have cardiac amyloidosis? How can cardiac imaging help?
17:00 Functional mitral regurgitation: how to use cardiac imaging to optimize referral for percutaneous intervention
17:15 Discussion
17:30 Conference
18:00 CLOSURE

 

 

SATURDAY 23 OCTOBER 2021

 

09:00 Roundtable - HEART FAILURE - EVERYDAY CHALLENGES
09:00 Heart failure therapy with intermediate systolic function - what is the scientific evidence
09:20 Heart failure with severe renal dysfunction - safety and efficacy of the therapy
09:40 Hyperkalemia in Heart Failure - what is the limit and how to act
10:00 Palliative Care in Heart Failure - when to refer and what to expect
10:20 Discussion
10:45 Conference
TBA
11:15 BREAK
11:30 Roundtable - ARRYTHMOLOGY
11:30 How to assess a Patient with Atrial Fibrillation
11:45 Atrial fibrillation: Integrated treatment
12:00 Atrial fibrillation: When to refer for ablation
12:15 WPW - Management of the asymptomatic patient - Recent evidence
12:00 Discussion
12:50 Award Ceremony: South and Autonomous Regions Award 2021
13:00 CLOSURE